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tv   Digitization of Franklin D. Roosevelts Filmed Speeches  CSPAN  January 22, 2017 3:32pm-3:36pm EST

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harrisburg, pennsylvania. learn more about harrisburg and other stops on our cities tour /citiestour.n.org you are watching american history tv. >> monday night on the communicators, tom wheeler talks about his tenure as the head of the commission, its major decisions, including net neutrality and the issues he sees facing the trump administration. the idea that you should scale back the fcc and give a lot of its responsibilities to the fpc is something that the networks have been pushing for years. before he took this job, there was a headline, an article in "the washington post" that said in essence here is how the
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networks intend to got the fcc. and it would be tragic if that happened. >> watch "the communicators" monday night on c-span 2. >> this weekend, on american artifacts, we visit the national archives to see how they are making high-resolution digital copies of 10 of president franklin d roosevelt's most important speeches. here is a preview. projectve undertaken a to create ultrahigh definition video files of 10 films in our collection of fdr's most important speeches. we selected the films based on historical significance, frequency of how often they are requested, and quality of the footage as well. ♪
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>> rain for the speech of the second inauguration. >> what he was arguing for in that speech was -- he first cited the progress made in combating the great depression, but also he argued that we should let our actions to provide relief from the great depression wayne -- wane. many of the nation ill house, ill nourished. hopepainted for you and because the nation understanding the injustice of it. [applause]
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i feel that it is really important to go through the effort to bring history to the people. nothing quite explains history the way visual imagery does. i think, without that visual imagery, people might lose a bit of the connection that they have to our history. i feel like this is not only a great learning tool, but also a place where people can explore and learn and see what's come before them. beliefme assert my firm that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. >> this weekend come on american artifacts, we visit the national archives to see how they are making high-resolution digital copies of 10 of president franklin d roosevelt's most important speeches. here's a preview. >> up

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